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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 106,600 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,494 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town lost 100 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 326 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,600 -100 +1,400
CPS 119,494 +326 +1,426

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Barnstable Town as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

CES employment for Barnstable Town peaked in January 2017 at 106,700. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,014 for Barnstable Town in April 2004. 9,520 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 109,675, Barnstable Town has added 9,819 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 106,600 -100 119,494 326
January 2017 106,700 1,400 119,168 -176
December 2016 105,300 -300 119,344 317
November 2016 105,600 -100 119,027 280
October 2016 105,700 300 118,747 126
September 2016 105,400 -1,000 118,621 318
August 2016 106,400 100 118,303 566
July 2016 106,300 1,500 117,737 599
June 2016 104,800 -500 117,138 -490
May 2016 105,300 -100 117,628 -1,143
April 2016 105,400 -200 118,771 275
March 2016 105,600 400 118,496 428